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Review: Azden FMX-42u Audio Mixer

One of the unsung heroes of a video shoot is the audio mixer. Chances are, unless there are only two mics being used (the normal number of audio inputs on a pro camera), you have an audio mixer to combine the multiple … more »


Retina: Making It On Your Own

In filmmaker Carlos Ferrer’s new thriller, Retina, a young woman signs on for a medical study and winds up being injected with a microchip aimed at programming her for a terrorist attack. It’s a riveting story, but what’s really caught … more »

Canon EOS C300 Mark II

Review: Canon EOS C300 Mark II

The Canon C300 was announced way back in 2011—the first in the company's Cinema EOS line-up—and its primary goal was to convince DSLR filmmakers to step up to a true digital motion picture camera. The compact Full HD camera targeted … more »

AJA Ki Pro Ultra

AJA Ships Brand New 4K 60p Ki Pro Ultra Recorder and Player

AJA significantly upgraded its 4K workflow options today with the release of the Ki Pro Ultra, a half-rack-wide 2RU recorder and player that captures Apple ProRes files at up to 4K (4096×2160) and 60p. It's shipping now, AJA said, with … more »

Convergent Design Odyssey7Q+ firmware upgrade

Convergent Design Adds Dual-Stream HD Monitoring to Odyssey7Q and 7Q+

Convergent Design said a new firmware update allows its Odyssey7Q and Odyssey7Q+ monitor/recorders to monitor two HD video signals while recording one to Apple ProRes. Also included in this 7Q and 7Q+ update are 12-bit and 10-bit Apple ProRes 4444 and … more »

Panasonic DVX200 firmware update

Panasonic Updates AG-DVX200 4K Camcorder

Panasonic released a firmware upgrade for its AG-DVX200PJ 4/3-inch handheld 4K camcorder that enables a "fast scan" mode to reduce skewing in certain recording modes and improves color reproduction at higher brightness levels for more accurate skin tones. Other features include … more »


Review: OWC Envoy Pro Mini USB 3.0 SSD

This is no ordinary run-of-the-mill thumb drive. Sure, it may look a bit like one of the multitudes of cheap USB flash types handed out freely at trade shows by paper product manufacturers and lawn sprinkler companies. But after a quick introduction to … more »

Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 12.1

Blackmagic Design Releases DaVinci Resolve 12.1

Blackmagic Design released the first update to DaVinci Resolve 12 this week, adding remote rendering, providing a 10-bit option and native display profiles for OS X El Capitan viewers, and bringing new features to the editing and color-correction toolsets. Blackmagic also announced that … more »


Lightweight, Quad-Core ZBook Studio Leads HP Mobile Workstation News

HP's workstation line got revamped today with the announcement of a new lightweight HP ZBook Studio, new ZBook G3 mobile workstations, a new Z Turbo Drive, new IPS displays, and more. The news was led by the ZBook Studio, a 15.6-inch … more »

canon xa35

Canon Announces XA35 and XA30 Pro HD Camcorders

Canon announced two new HD pro camcorders aimed at ENG, documentary and student filmmaking.  Weighing 2.6 pounds including battery, the XA35 and XA30 each come with a 20x zoom lens (26.8–576mm 35mm equivalent) and a new 1/2.84-inch 2.9 megapixel image sensor designed for … more »